mizzenmast

noun miz·zen·mast \ -ˌmast , -məst \

Definition of mizzenmast

: the mast aft or next aft of the mainmast in a ship

First Known Use of mizzenmast

15th century

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mizzenmast

noun miz·zen·mast \ ˈmi-zᵊn-ˌmast , -məst \

Definition of mizzenmast for Students

: the mast behind or next behind the mainmast

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